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Gastroenteritis (cont.)

Pictures of Gastroenteritis Infections

Media file 1: Cryptococcus colitis (shown at the arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.

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Media file 2: Pathological changes seen in intestinal lumen with pseudomembranous colitis (indicated by arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.

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Media file 3: Strongyloides stercoralis parasite (highlighted by arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.

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Media file 4: Giardia lamblia (indicated by the arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.

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Media file 5: Normal stain of stool sample looking for ova, parasites, and leukocytes. Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.

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REFERENCE:

CDC. Deaths from gastroenteritis double. Press Release, March 14, 2012.

Rakel RE, Rakel DR. Textbook of Family Medicine. 8th edition. Saunders. 2011.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/31/2014

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